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7 Generations Radio: Counseling for Teens under Stress, Wendy Weaver Baracka..1/16/2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Wendy Weaver Baracka, Social Services Counselor for Morgan County Schools, WV

Discussion:  Wendy discusses a Morgan County program to screen and assist teens suffering from stress and other mental health issues.  Wendy discusses the relationship of alcohol and drug use among teens to stresses they incur due to their home environment or other aspects of their lives.  She talks about the nonjudgmental counseling techniques they use to identify risky behavior and to help students cope with stress. This is a follow-up to a previous conversation with Wendy that took place on December 19, 2015 which is archived below.

This program was broadcast on WSHC radio from the Campus of Shepherd University on January 16, 2016.

7 Generations Radio: Wendy Weaver Baracka, Mental Health Services for Adolescents–December 19, 2015

Host:  Joe Gray with Lacey Walker

Guest:  Wendy Weaver Baracka, provides Social Services for Adolescents in Morgan County, WV

Discussion:  Wendy discusses the approach they take to provide mental health screening and obtaining counseling services for Morgan County teens.  She discusses the type of situations encountered such as drug and alcohol abuse, as well as the underlying causes for teen mental health issues.